Webinar: Landfill Waste Becomes Building Insulation, June 23, 12-1 PM EDT

  • 23 June 2021
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenHome Institute
Landfill Waste Becomes Building Insulation
Event Description

Can a textile recycling company divert what is traditionally landfilled waste from waste streams to create building insulation? How?

Lessons Learned:

  1. Understand the scale of textile waste overconsumption & processes involved in the discard
  2. Review environmental and economic benefits of textile waste recycling and how to score points in LEED BD+C v4 homes MR Environmentally Preferred Products
  3. Articulate testing and certifications associated with the health and safety of a building product comprised of recycled content that gain credit in LEED BC+C v4 homes EQ Low Emitting Materials
  4. Note this technologies market opportunity and benefits the welfare of America's older housing stock corresponding with LEED BD+C v4 Homes EA Annual Energy Use

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenHome Institute
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Madeline Walker Miller

      Madeline Walker Miller is the Founder and CEO of NexTiles, a Detroit-based textile recycling company that converts textile waste into building insulation. Her professional background focuses on reducing textile waste and its harmful impacts to our natural environment. Her company specializes in creating secondary uses for textiles and engaging more Detroiters in creating circular economy solutions.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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